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    From time to time bowlers struggle with too much or too little hook. When this occurs, often times you’ll reach into your bag and give another ball a shot. These six drills provided by our USBC Gold Certified Coaches will get you striking faster with drills that have nothing to do with ball changes. Positioning

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    Bowling is truly unique in the way it is played because of the oil on the lane. Lane oil is a clear liquid that’s placed from the foul line to within a few feet of the pins. This is what separates bowling from other sports, because it is the only sport that has an invisible

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    When you go out bowling, you have probably noticed that each lane has 10 pins, 2 gutters, and is 60 feet in length. What you may have never noticed is the surface the ball rolls on can be different from bowling center to bowling center. Football and soccer use to predominantly be played on natural

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    Bowling has a unique language all it’s own, especially when describing the lane, which also known as the playing field. As a beginner playing with more experienced bowlers, you will undoubtedly hear terms that are unfamiliar. Keep terms like: boards, arrows, approach, dots, oil and more, will be defined and put into context for your

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    Just because you hit your target on the lane, that doesn’t mean your ball’s going to find the pocket with the right reaction. It’s a little known fact that the spot where you lay the ball down is equally as important as the target you set. If you’re finding that you can’t seem to maintain

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  • bowling targeting
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    As with most sports, concentration in bowling is of the utmost importance. If you can stay focused on your target and execute your shots with solid technique, you set yourself up for the best possible scores. Likewise, if you just can’t seem to hone in on the target and you find that your attention is

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  • left handler bowling
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    It’s long been a myth that the left handed bowler doesn’t have to deal with oil transition like a right handed bowler does during the course of tournament. They may not experience the exact same changes, but lefties have a different problem on their hands when a lane starts to burn: the residual effects caused

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    One of the two most important parts of becoming more consistent and finding continued success on the lanes is understanding who you are as a bowler. It makes sense that when you discover what your game is made of, you can more effectively assess how your stroke should be adjusted for what’s happening on the

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  • bowling lane oil
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    Bowling equipment has changed the game drastically in recent decades, and while some effects are obvious, others are much more understated. Upgraded balls and new kinds of technology have allowed us to better understand what happens throughout the course of a bowling shot, as well as what happens in between shots. We have always known

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